spittle

Definitions of spittle
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n a clear liquid secreted into the mouth by the salivary glands and mucous glands of the mouth; moistens the mouth and starts the digestion of starches

Synonyms:
saliva, spit
Types:
dribble, drivel, drool, slobber
saliva spilling from the mouth
tobacco juice
saliva colored brown by tobacco (snuff or chewing tobacco)
Type of:
secretion
a functionally specialized substance (especially one that is not a waste) released from a gland or cell

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